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LSU plays Clemson tonight in the New Orleans Superdome. All of these locations are in nuclear power station fallout zones. LSU near River Bend NPS; Clemson near Oconee NPS; New Orleans near Waterford NPS. Update note: LSU won 42 to 25. All of this could be lost at any moment due to an accident at an unneeded nuclear power station.
At around 34 miles from River Bend Nuclear Power Station, LSU is well within the 50 mile fallout zone designated by the US government for a nuclear disaster, as seen on the map further below. Exactly where radioactive materials fall in a nuclear disaster depends upon things such as wind direction and rain.
This post was prepared for a July 2018 comment deadline regarding the relicensing of River Bend Nuclear Power Station near Baton Rouge. While the relicensing was unfortunately approved, River Bend can, and should, still be shut down. It requires a team effort. Hopefully LSU and others will wake up, especially LSU Athletics. The value of LSU to the local and regional economy, and the value of LSU Athletics to both LSU and to the local and regional economy are discussed further below. Now that LSU has another Heisman Trophy winner, Joe Burrow, the value of LSU and…
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